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Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
( l to r:) Tim Davis (district 1),Chip Neyome (district 1), Jennifer Wassegijig (district 1), Michele Stanley (district 3, At-large), Shelly Bailey(Tribal Treasurer),Lorna Kahgegab (Sub-Chief),Steve Pego (Chief), Sandra Sprague (Secretary), Lindy Hunt (district 1),Delmar Jackson (district 1), Julius Peters (district 1), Ron Nelson (disctrict 2)

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Humna Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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Employment Links

Job Hotline
Employment Center


Come join our Annual Good Friday Unity Service in the Eagles Nest Tribal Gym, 7070 Broadway, Mt Pleasant MI at 10AM-12PM. Lunch served immediately after service and catered by SECR Food & Beverage Department.

Published: 4/18/2014 1:01:16 PM

14th Annual Good Friday Unity Service

Come join us Friday April 18th, 2014 at 10AM or watch the LIVE WEBCAST
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Youth Tribal Council Event 4-16-14

The Youth Tribal Council attends an event on managing personal finance. This event goes over some of the basics when managing credit and loans.
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Casting Call - Tribal Operations Building, Saturday April 12, 2014 10am-4pm

Seeking Tribal/Community members to audition for roles in a feature film portraying members of a Manitoba First Nations tribe. Black/brown straight hair and medium/dark skin a must (Native features). Acting experience not required but is a bonus. All roles are paid.
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Missing Person Alert - Jeremy Leroy Zerbe

Jeremy Zerbe was last seen on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Munson Behavior Health Hospital in Traverse City MI. At 11:45 pm. Jeremy is Native American Indian a Grand Traverse Band member. He is 6’2” around 230 lbs and 35 years old. He is wearing a gray plaid coat and black track pants. Again he may be in the Traverse City, MI area.
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Free Screening of "The Bully Project Sunday, April 13 at 1 - 3:30PM Celebration Cinema

First come, first serve, 275 seats available, recommended audience is 10+. $3.50 popcorn/beverage combo available. Drawing for 2 certificates, each good for an overnight stay + 4 passes from the Soaring Eagle Water Park
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Former Tribal Councilwoman Charmaine Shawana Assumes Position of Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan

Saginaw Chippewa Tribal member Charmaine Shawana assumed the duties of Tribal Historic Preservation Officer on February 10, 2013.
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The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe takes stand against out-spoken and often offensive Oakland County Executive, L Brooks Patterson.

It is the intention of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe to gather support for the efforts being built by Rev. Charles Williams II, Michigan chapter president of the National Action Network to demand an apology from Mr. Patterson and Oakland County officials to take appropriate action against this ignorant hatred.
Press ReleaseA letter from Tribal Chief, Steven Pego

Nimkee Public Health and the LEAD program are proud to announce two free walking programs.

Starting Saturday, February 1, all Tribal members and employees may walk at Morey Court for free.

Youth Leads Eagles Nest Facility

Youth LEAD was created as a result of the need to consolidate and strengthen youth services by combining staff from the following departments: Education - K12 and Higher Education, Behavioral Health - Prevention, At Large - Youth Coordinator, and Parks and Recreation. -More-

RCH Racing announces new partnership with Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort for 2014 - 2016 Supercross and Motocross Seasons Michigan’s

Michigan’s Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort (Mt. Pleasant) partners as new Title Sponsor with RCH Racing to form – RCH Soaring Eagle -Press Release-

Tribe coordinates with Federal Sex Offender Registry.

On July 13, 2011, the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan enacted Title 13, the Saginaw Chippewa Sex Offender Registration Code and is a Registration Jurisdiction in accordance with the federal requirements of the Adam Walsh Act.

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Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe approved as State Historic Preservation Officer

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan is pleased to announce that on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, the Director of the National Park Service has formally approved the proposal of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan to assume certain State Historic Preservation Officer duties within the tribe's reservation and on tribal trust lands in Michigan.
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Anishinabe Ancestral Remains Repatriation Observance

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan and its Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways, in partnership with the Michigan Anishinaabek Cultural Preservation and Repatriation Alliance, will repatriate the ancestral human remains of two individuals from the University of Nebraska State Museum, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the ancestral human remains of a minimum number of nine individuals and associated funerary objects from the Michigan Department of Transportation.
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Idle No More

On January 11, 2013 members of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan participated in a worldwide demonstration of solidarity with all Indian Nations against the passage of Canadian Bill C-45.
About the demonstration | Resolution No. 13-043

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan Recommitment to the Earth

Ziibiwing has been working on behalf of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan and other Great Lakes Tribes to bring home ancestors and their associated funerary objects.
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Kildee calls on Speaker of the House John Boehner to immediately take up VAWA reauthorization to protect women from violence

“These are the type of efforts that will strengthen Indian Country and the rights of all who dwell within our boundaries.  Hats off to Congressman Kildee for his good work” stated Public Relations Director Frank Cloutier.
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777 Eddie Benton- Banaise
April 11 & 12
Ziibiwing Cultural Center
Rez Rollers Bowling Tournament
April 12
Chippewa Lanes
Anishinaabemowin BINGO!
April 15 from 6:00-7:30pm
Tribal Gym
Free Screening of "The Bully Project"
April 13 at 1 - 3:30PM
Celebration Cinema
14th Annual Good Friday Service
April 18th, 2014 10AM-Noon
Eagles Nest Tribal Gym
Blood Drive
April 23, 10:30AM-4:15pm
Tribal Operations
Saganing Powwow Golf Tournament
Friday, June 13th 2014
Cash Prizes- Top 3 Teams!
Registration 9am ~ Shot Gun Start 10am
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